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Bereavement Seminar: When Grief is New

  • A seminar for adults whose loved ones were patients of DF/BWCC or any Dana-Farber affiliated satellite clinics.  Facilitated by Sue Morris.

    Registration is required.  Please call 617-632-2490 for more information and to register.

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A New Program to Help Adults with Cancer Manage Stress

  • We know that people diagnosed with cancer feel a great deal of stress. From Cancer to Health, a research-tested program for recently diagnosed cancer patients, can help.

     

    In this 8- session program, you will learn:

    •Strategies to help manage stres
    •Ways to lessen the imapct of the physical symptoms of cancer
    •Skills to cope with common problems faced by people with cancer
    Recently published studies of From Cancer to Health showed improvements in participants' emotional, social, and physical well- being.

     

    To register, call Larisa Pattacchiola, LICSW at 617-582-7576

     

     

  • Calendar: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

Motivation to Move with Nancy Campbell

  • Mon, Sep 8, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
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  • A program focused on techniques and tools to help you adjust to post-treatment life.

    This program is free and open to all.  Registration is appreciated.  Webinar and conference call participation is available, prior registration required. Contact Adult Survivorship at 617-632-4523 or DFCI_AdultSurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

    For more information or support, please visit our website at www.dana-farber.org/survivor.

  • Calendar: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

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August 2014
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Today - Friday, August 22, 2014


Sunrise Qigong
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health(2)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Saturday, August 23, 2014


Saint Ann by the Sea Parish Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
591 Ocean Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Catherine Rein at ccrein@aol.com.
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Monday, August 25, 2014


Museum of Fine Arts “Artful Healing Program”
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Blum Resource Center
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

 Presented by Leonard  P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies: 

 

 Join us for an inspiring workshop by experienced art educators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  The workshop gives participants an opportunity to “explore” the MFA through viewing a slide show of a collection of MFA pieces and then participating in a hands-on activity related to what you have seen. Workshops will take place in the Creative Arts Studio, located inside the Blum Resource Center.  Open to DFCI patients, friends and family members.  All materials provided at no cost.  Please contact the Zakim Center to register 617-632-3322/Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu. 


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Brain Tumor Support Group(5)
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by Debra Lafrankie and Nancy Tharler.  Registration is required.  Please call 617-582-7576 for more information and to register.
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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Bereavement Seminar: When Grief is New
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

A seminar for adults whose loved ones were patients of DF/BWCC or any Dana-Farber affiliated satellite clinics.  Facilitated by Sue Morris.

Registration is required.  Please call 617-632-2490 for more information and to register.


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Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Melanoma Support Group(6)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

This group offers you can opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss;

  • Thought, concerns, experiences
  • Communicating with family, friends , co-workers
  • Ways of Coping

Pre-registration is required: To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599

 

Deaconess Medical Center. Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525


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Wednesday, August 27, 2014


GIM Discussion Group-Milford
2:00 AM-3:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join in a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship.  Family members are welcome.

Please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information and to register.


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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(33)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(4)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges.

Call Ann Sullican, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information.

Registration is not required and family members are welcome. 


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Thursday, August 28, 2014


Mindfulness Meditation (CLASS CANCELLED)(3)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Elana Rosenbaum, LICSW is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care 

Join us for some mindfulness-based stress reduction and breath awareness. 

Adult patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. 

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center 

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Friday, August 29, 2014


Sunrise Qigong
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


Add to Calendar   
 
Tai Chi for Optimal Health(2)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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